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“Metropolitan Chair”, designed by Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen in 1950. Made from beech and sculpted teak plywood where the backrest is made from a single piece. Beech plugs hide the screw holes and make a great addition to the design. The “Metropolitan Chair” got its breakthrough at “The Arts of Denmark” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in 1960. The chair has since become an icon of Danish midcentury design.

Designer: Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen
Maker: Fritz Hansen
Year: 1950s
Country: Denmark
Condition: Very good vintage condition with wear consistent with age and use
Size: Height 79 cm, Width 73 cm, Depth 50 cm



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